Report of Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Volume 37-38

Report of Proceedings of the Annual Convention of the American Federation of Labor Volume 37-38

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...carry out the action suggested by the cbmmittee. The report of the committee as amended was adopted. Resolution No. 117--By Delegate Thos. F. Flaherty of the National Federation of Postal Employes: WHEREAS, Rural letter carriers receive no money allowance from the Postofflco Department for the purchase and maintenance of the equipment they must have in delivering rural mail; and WHEREAS, The costs of said equipment, both for horse-drawn and motor vehicles have greatly increased, which operates as a wage reduction for this group of postal employes; therefore, be it RESOLVED, That this convention instruct the Executive Council to give all aid possible in securing favorable action by the Congress on legislation granting rural letter carriers an equipment allowance. The committee concurs in the resolution and recommends its adoption. The recommendation of the committee was concirred in. Resolution No. 121--By Delegate Thomas F. Flaherty of the National Federation of Postal Employes: WHEREAS, As a result of reorganizations, reclassifications and arbitrary transfers many railway mail clerks have suffered wage reductions in the past few years, thereby lowering the wage standards in this important branch of the postal service; and WHEREAS, The upward trend of living costs has further operated to reduce the wage standards, fixed five years ago, in the railway mail service, and there is a wide spread unrest and dissatisfaction among the clerks because of this condition; therefore, be It RESOLVED, That this convention endorse the Austin bill (H. R. 301), which seeks to materially Increase the entrance and the maximum wage for railway mail elerks, and instructs its officers to co-opernte with affiliated railway mall clerks in at tempting to secure...show more

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  • Paperback | 706 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,238g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236844602
  • 9781236844606